pharyngoglossus

noun pha·ryn·go·glos·sus

Definition of pharyngoglossus

plural

pharyngoglossi

\-ˌsī\
  1. :  a part of the superior constrictor muscle of the pharynx inserting in the base of the tongue

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Origin and Etymology of pharyngoglossus

New Latin, from pharyng- + -glossus (from Greek glōssa tongue) — more at gloss


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